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March 16. 2013 2:52PM

Hinsdale bridge project may be back on the table

The Keene-based Southwest Region Planning Commission is putting the bridges on a priority list it will submit to the state Department of Transportation in April.

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NH woman allegedly stole $742K, funneled $480K to son's Conway pizzeria

Janis Woods, 65, of Conway, is accused of depositing the checks totaling $742,081 into her personal bank account.

Neighbors protest Dublin tree cuts; selectmen apologize

DUBLIN — A private forestry consultant hired by the town will stop cutting down trees on town land near a residential area, at least for now.

Manchester photographer of nudes trespassed in Hollis home for photo shoots

Jerzyk’s website features a large gallery of her work and photographs police described as artistic. Some of the photos feature houses or old hospitals as backdrops and models posing nude, police said.

'Keep Portsmouth Loud' shirts strong sellers after movie night cancelled

PORTSMOUTH — Within 24 hours of Prescott Park Arts Festival organizers announcing they had canceled tonight's movie night in response to noise complaints, Joe Kelley sold 'at least' 40 T-shirts with the message 'Keep Portsmouth Loud.'

Portsmouth mayor calls cancellation of popular outdoor movie night over noise complaint 'childish'

City Manager John Bohenko reached out to festival officials and suggested showing just one movie instead of the double feature that was planned for tonight, because of how late the movies would run, Lister said. So festival officials decided not to show any movies, Lister said.

Strafford deputies to get sensitivity training as to the plight of illegal alliens

'This training will give our staff a better understanding of the reasons people are coming to this country. It is our belief that the training will aid our staff in interacting with the people we are moving for ICE,' Dubois said.

Globe: The story behind the Market Basket boycott logo

Scott Manning, 44, a part-time graphic artist from Manchester, N.H., said he has been 'blown away' by the image’s popularity.

Obama sends three representatives to Michael Brown funeral; none to James Foley Mass

President Obama did not send a White House representative to attend the memorial Mass on Sunday for James Foley, the American journalist beheaded by the Islamic State militants.

Screen grab from a video purporting to show New Hampshire photojournalist James Foley of Rochester being beheaded at the hands of ISIS.

HuffPo: Is James Foley a martyr? Brutal death sparks talk of sainthood

(RNS) From the moment news broke that U.S. journalist James Foley had been beheaded by Islamic State extremists in the Middle East, many Christians, especially Foley's fellow Catholics, began calling him a martyr, with some even saying he should be considered a saint.

Video: Terrorist suspect cites NH motto as reason for wanting to join ISIS

'I wanted to go help fight for these people because the New Hampshire slogan is 'Live Free or Die,' he said. 'In 1775, we rebelled against Britain because we felt we were being tyrannized and conquered, so we wanted our own freedom. So I felt like I could try and help with that, and give the people freedom that they were fighting for.'

Military charity offers Foley parents time out of the spotlight

A Southwest Florida military charity is hoping an offer to the parents of slain U.S. journalist James Foley to spend a week on Captiva Island will help the New Hampshire residents deal with their loss.

New assistant principal placed on administrative leave over video of student on toilet

FARMINGTON — An assistant principal who allegedly videotaped an 11-year-old as he was sitting on the toilet at Henry Wilson Memorial School has left the district.

NHPR Audio: No New Hampshire schools signing on to FDA 'Free Lunch' program

The Manchester School Board voted Monday night not to apply for a new federal program that provides free breakfast and lunch to all students, but the state’s largest city is not alone in opting out of the program.

Shaheen wealth up 59% since her election in 2008

Ending Spending Action Fund is out with an ad accusing Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D., N.H.) of cronyism, citing Shaheen’s failing to disclose significant financial conflicts of interest and her substantial increase in personal wealth since taking office.

House Democrats launch latest assault in war on men

House Democrats are launching a new campaign targeting 10 Republican candidates and incumbents they deem the 'worst of the worst' offenders on women's issues via a scorecard that highlights their positions on a range of female-friendly legislation.

Globe: In tactical shift, Shaheen directly attacks Brown

In a shift in strategy, US Senator Jeanne Shaheen today is launching her first attack television advertisement against Scott Brown, painting the Republican as a pawn of 'big oil' and a candidate looking out for himself rather than New Hampshire.

Slideshow: J.D. Salinger’s former New Hampshire home hits market for $679,000

The 2,900-square-foot property, at 342 Lang Rd. in Cornish, is the perfect spot for an artist craving seclusion, with 12 acres of wooded private land and a garden with many varieties of flowers and trees.

Sarah Silverman shows off her vaporizer to E! red carpet

While showing off her clutch to Giuliana Rancic on E!'s Emmy Awards Red Carpet, Sarah Silverman didn't mind revealing its contents on live television. Among the things pulled out was Silverman's vaporizer.

‘Justice for Mike Brown’ demonstrators to gather in Concord

Events will take place tonight in Concord, NH; Northampton, MA; Portland, ME; and Burlington, VT.

Report finds big drop in NH workers' comp payments

Between 2008 and 2012, cash benefits dropped 20 percent in the Granite State, almost all of that drop from 2010 to 2012, according to the National Academy of Social Insurance report.

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